Recipe for Soldiers.

dish: Soldiers for War

recipe: take the 30s’ depression
/ mix with the 80s’

regression / sprinkle wars of
the 40s & teens /  & stir

in the 50s’ & 60s’ inequalities /
sample tastes of earlier

times / like 90s’ songs / &
shower in the 70s’ social

& political wrongs / Now stir—
‘til the distinction of times
dissolves / then sense
security to feel  issues
were resolved / then cover
& heat with fear.

Mark Anthony Thomas
Copyright © 2004

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